Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies
Birthplace of John F. Kennedy: Home of the Boy Who Would Be President
relates to the following Social Studies Standards:
Theme III: People, Places, and Environment
- Standard G - The student describes how people create places that reflect cultural values and ideals as they build neighborhoods, parks, shopping centers, and the like.
Theme X: Civic Ideals, and Practices
- Standard B - The student identifies and interprets sources and examples of the rights and responsibilities of citizens.
- Standard C - The student locates, accesses, analyzes, organizes, and applies information about selected public issues - recognizing and explaining multiple points of view.
- Standard H - The student analyzes the effectiveness of selected public policies and citizen behaviors in realizing the stated ideals of a democratic republican form of government.
- Standard I - The student explains the relationship between policy statements and action plans used to address issues of public concern.
- Standard J - The student examines strategies designed to strengthen the "common good," which consider a range of options for citizen action.